Emeritus Scientist (CSIR)
(Formerly, Senior Professor)
PhD: University of Calcutta (1974)
Have had been teaching
Mainly “NMR Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry” in
the M.Sc. course (in the Departments of Chemistry at
Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, Presidency College, Kolkata, University of
Calcutta, Kolkata, Scottish Church College, Kolkata and R.K. Mission VC
“Mass Spectrometry” at the Integrated Ph.D.
(Biotechnolgy) course (at West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata)
and in the M.Sc. Course (Chemistry) at Barasat State University, West
“Hyphenated Mass Spectrometry” (in the Dept. of
Chemistry, University of Calcutta, Kolkata).
“Advanced Organic Chemistry” in B.Tech. course
(in the Dept. of Polymer Science & Technology, University of Calcutta,
“Chemistry of Natural Products” in the M.S.
(Pharmacy) course (at NIPER, West Bengal, currently being conducted at I.I.C.B., Jadavpur, Kolkata).
Various topics in the “Course Work” of Bose Institute,
Additional Academic Activities:
Have had been acting as a
Paper Setter, Moderator and Examiner of Theoretical and
Practical Papers in many Universities and PG Colleges.
Examiner for the M. Phil. and Ph.D. Thesis and / or
(for the University of Calcutta, Kolkata, Jadavpur University, Kolkata,
Visva Bharati, Santiniketan, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, I.I.T.,
Guwahati, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Ranchi University, Jharkhand, Dr.
Ram Manohar Lohia Viswavidyalaya, Faizabad, U.P., Assam University, Silchar,
Supervisor for a number of Summer Trainees
(students of M.Sc. from I.I.T.s of Kharagpur, Chennai, Kanpur and
Guwahati and of B. Tech (Polymer Sc. & Tech.) students of the
University of Calcutta, Kolkata).
Have been acting as a Member of the Expert Committee of UGC,
Govt. of India for assessment of the SAP of Chemistry Department,
University of North Bengal, Siliguri, West Bengal.
Presentation of Invited Lectures:
As a Resource Person: Delivered Lectures on
Chromatography; Hetero-Diels-Alder Reactions; Sugar-shaped Alkaloids;
Alkaloidal Glycosidase Inhibitors; Marine Molecules; Mass Spectrometry and
its Applications; Green Chemistry and Environment; Spectroscopic
Identification of Natural products, etc.
In Refresher Courses at:
(i) Depts. of Chemistry and Zoology,
University of Calcutta, Kolkata.
Dept. of Chemistry, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
Dept. of Instrumentation Science, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
Asutosh College, Kolkata (in UGC-sponsored Seminar).
Bethune College, Kolkata (in UGC-sponsored Seminar).
(vi) “Workshop on Techniques in Life Sciences” at Assam University, Silchar,
As an Invited Speaker
In National Symposia at:
Depts. of Chemistry, Bose Institute, Kolkata; University of Calcutta
(also, in the Dept. of Zoology), Kolkata; Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
Annual Convention of the Indian Council of Chemists, Agra (held at
Mysore University, Mysore) and Annual Convention of Chemists of the Indian
Chemical Society, Kolkata (held at various places).
Visva Bharati, Santiniketan.
Chemical Research Society of India (Kolkata Chapter), Bangalore (held
at I.I.T., Kharagpur).
Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal, India, etc.
“International Conference on Biodiversity and Natural Products:
Chemistry and Medical Applications”, University of Delhi, Delhi and held at
La Meridien Hotel, New Delhi,
“International Conference on Chemistry Biology Interface:
Synergistic New Frontiers”, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Center for Biomedical
Research, University of Delhi, held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi,
“IUPAC-sponsored 2nd International Conference on Green/
Sustainable Chemistry”, University of Delhi, Delhi,
(iv)“2nd International Conference on Heterocyclic Chemistry”,
held at Rajasthan University, Jaipur, etc.
Membership of Learned Societies:
Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry (U.K.)
Life Members of:
Indian Chemical Society, Kolkata, India.
Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata.
Indian Science News Association, Kolkata.
Zoological Society, Kolkata.
Students awarded Ph.D. Degree under my supervision:
(10), all registered at Jadavpur University, Kolkata):
Archana Batabyal 6. Dr. Sandipan Sarkar
Amar Chandra Nath 7. Dr. Taraknath Kundu
Shampa Khasnobis 8. Dr. Sulakshana Karmakar
Ramkrishna Basak 9. Dr. Ajanta Mukherji
Nandita Ghosh 10. Dr. Ratna Mukherjee
+ One (01), registered at Assam University, Silchar, with myself as a
11. Dr. Anupam Das Talukdar
One (01), funded by a DBT-Institute
Project: Dr. Subho Ghosh
One (01), funded by Bose
Institute: Dr. Taraknath Kundu
Total no. of
publications: Seventy six (76)
awarded the “Radhikamohan Maitra Educational Fellowship’ of the
Calcutta University for 1977 as a partial support for pursuing Postdoctoral
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